Cystic Fibrosis

6 Things I Want You to Know About Raising a Child with Cystic Fibrosis

Raising a child with a health condition can be a lot of things: stressful, a blessing, educating, hopeful, tiring, eye-opening, frightening, and heartbreaking. And until you’ve done it or been close to someone who has, you just don’t know what it’s like. Sometimes you don’t know what to say or how to help. May...

Cystic Fibrosis Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

What Is It? Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease. It causes cells to produce mucus that is sticky and thicker than normal. This mucus builds up, particularly in the lungs and organs of the digestive tract. Cystic fibrosis affects many parts of the body, including the lungs, liver, pancreas, urinary tract, reproductive organs and sweat glands....

Intestinal Microbiome of Children with Cystic Fibrosis Promotes Gut Inflammation, Study Finds-Term Life

Young children with cystic fibrosis (CF) exhibit a more pro-inflammatorygastrointestinal microbiome, which may underlie impaired nutrient absorption, according to the study “Metagenomic evidence for taxonomic dysbiosis and functional imbalance in the gastrointestinal tracts of children with cystic fibrosis,” published in the journal Scientific Reports. The results suggest that therapeutics modulating the intestinal microbiome in...

Couple treats both children with Cystic Fibrosis and tries to raise money for event | Med Log

View full sizeExpress-Times Photo | BILL ADAMSJamie Remaley demonstrates the breathing treatments her children Radek, right, 3, and Peyton, 8 months, have to undergo daily. If there’s one thing Jamie and Shane Remaley have learned over the past three years, it’s to adapt. Kitchen cabinets and drawers that would normally contain food and utensils are loaded...

Cystic Fibrosis Drugs Can Be Tested First Using Patient’s Own Stem Cells in Laboratory-Term Life

Stem cells obtained from the gut of a patient with cystic fibrosis (CF) and grown in the laboratory could help predict whether a certain treatment will be effective for that particular patient – potentially saving the patient from enduring long and stressful treatments that may never work. The move is also a step forward in personalized medicine. In...

10 Interesting Cystic Fibrosis Facts

Cystic fibrosis facts give more information about the inherited disease. It affects your secretory glands. Your sweat glands and mucus will be affected by the disease. It makes your sex organs, pancreases, sinuses, liver, intestines and lungs destroyed. Here are more facts on the cystic fibrosis facts: Cystic Fibrosis Facts 1: Lung Infection When people have...

Cystic Fibrosis or “The Salt Children Disease”Term Life

Contemporary time is symptomatic of its progress in many fields, especially in medicine. However, even at a time like this, there are cases of various diseases when the only thing we can do is diagnose medical helplessness. One of these diseases is cystic fibrosis, also called the “salt children disease”. What Is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis...

Longford Cystic Fibrosis campaigner vows to keep fighting

By aisling kiernan Cystic Fibrosis patients in Ireland have expressed dismay after a revolutionary new drug was rejected on cost effectiveness grounds. Orkambi, which greatly improves quality of life for CF patients, would cost the HSE €392 million over five years, according to the negative assessment by the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE). According to Longford woman...

15 Famous People with Cystic Fibrosis-Term Life

List of Famous People with Cystic Fibrosis ranked by fame and popularity. Cystic fibrosis is a autosomal recessive genetic disorder that affects the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestines. Cystic fibrosis is caused by a gene mutation and there are no cures for the disorder. Gene therapy and transplantation can help treat some of...

Area children affected by cystic fibrosis live life one small step at a time-Term Life

Wheezing and coughing are part of everyday life for two area children. They’re too young to understand they have symptoms of an insidious disease that will most likely shorten their lives. Hannah Buck, 6 and Hannah Moore, 2, both of St. Joseph, were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a chronic, progressive disease. “Hannah is actually unaware of...

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